• GR campaign raises bond scams, Geneva betrayal and Easter carnage (The Island)
  • CB to follow AG advice and limit access to forensic audits (Daily FT)
  • UL limps with Rs. 17.21 b loss (Daily FT)
  • Commonwealth observers call for a ‘peaceful, transparent, credible and inclusive’ poll (The Island)
  • NPC issues negative forecast for country (The Island)
  • Sampath Bank’s 2020 strategising enabled by MTI (Daily FT)
  • Finance

  • Jaffna International Airport commences commercial flight operations (The Island)
  • Oxypura partners with Colombo Motor Show 2019 for the 4th consecutive time (The Island)
  • Browns Thermal Engineering forges strategic partnership with Banco India to increase product portfolio (Daily FT)
  • Transparency key to attracting US investment: Officials (Daily FT)
  • Korea Eximbank signs loan agreement with GoSL (The Island)
  • The future of Sri Lanka’s education in the 4IR (The Island)
  • Opinion

  • CAG Lanka Team (Daily FT)
  • ‘I am Accountable’: CAG Lanka’s project to restore good governance (Daily FT)
  • Sajith For The Forgotten Man & Gota For A Forgettable Family Cabal (Colombo Telegraph)
  • Resist Return Of Executive Presidency (Colombo Telegraph)
  • Election Diary Message from Northerners nudges lawmakers (Daily Mirror)
  • Towards accelerated economic growth and development under new leadership: Low-hanging fruits (Daily FT)

  • Today’s Lanka news cloud

    World

  • Civil dispute turns bloody as three shot dead in Thai courtroom (ABC)
  • Spain’s Socialists, far-left Podemos agree to form govt (France 24)
  • ‘Declaration of war’: Violence flares after Israel kills Palestinian Islamic Jihad figures (ABC)
  • Evo Morales lands in Mexico after fleeing Bolivia (Deutsche Welle)
  • Bolivia seeks new leader as fallen Evo Morales reaches Mexico (Al Jazeera English)
  • The embrace in Krzyzowa: An icon of German-Polish relations (Deutsche Welle)
  • Climate

  • Anglo American eyes exit from thermal coal production sector (IEEFA)
  • Japan looks to turn area around Fukushima into renewable energy hub (IEEFA)
  • Farming in South Africa is under threat from climate change. Here’s how (The Conversation)
  • Slowing electricity demand, renewable competition undercutting coal in India (IEEFA)
  • Sport

  • Wales lose injured centre Jonathan Davies for more than six months (The Guardian)
  • Dominika Cibulková retires from tennis at age of 30 (BBC Sport)
  • Visa rule changes help Worcestershire sign Ashton Turner for Blast (Cricinfo)
  • Australia’s Test hopefuls undone by Imran Khan (Cricinfo)
  • Further reading

  • Eli (Aeon)
  • Google is to get access to millions of Americans’ personal health data (MIT Tech Review)
  • The awe of being alive (Aeon)
  • Math, Virginity Tests, and Pad Thai (Jstor)
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